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    Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) of India

    The oldest stock market in Asia, BSE stands for Bombay Stock Exchange and was initially known as "The Native Share and Shock Brokers Association"....

    Transportation in India: India transport sector

    India’s Transport Sector, as it caters to the need of nearly 1.1 billion people, is large and diverse. A smooth and co-ordinated...

    Biography of Mahatma Gandhi – A Journey from Mohandas to Mahatma

    On the evening of 30th January, 1948, at his daily prayer meeting Gandhiji was shot dead by a young man from Pune named Nathuram...

    Early Entrepreneurs of India

    The first cotton mill in Bombay came up in 1854 and it went into production two years later. By 1862, four...

    What is Digital India? Explained – Everything You Need To Know

    Digital India is a program to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. Digital India Campaign is far more...

    Elements of Economics

    Economics is the science which studies human behaviour and aims at meeting maximum objectives with the help of limited resources. It is the art...

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    Big or High sounding words and phrases - Small or Plain alternatives Cognizant of -Aware of, know about Despite the fact that - Although, despite Alleviate -...

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    Nalanda University – An ancient center of Learning

    Nalanda University was an ancient higher-learning institution in Bihar, India. The site is located about 88 kilometres southeast of Patna and was a religious...

    Centre allowes Jallikattu during Pongal in Tamil Nadu

    Ministry of Environment and Forest issued a notification allowing bulls to be used for Jallikattu sport because of it's traditional existence, in this way...

    Takshila University

    The world's first University was established in Takshila or Taxila (now in Pakistan) in 700BC. Taxila is a town and an important archaeological site in Rawalpindi...

    Benefits of Positive Attitude and Thinking

    The key to a healthy and happy life lies in staying positive. Spreading positivity, happiness and cheer all around oneself keep the body fit and...

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    Economy

    G-8 (Formerly G-7)

    G-7 was an organisation of seven non-socialist countries which were highly industrialised in the world G-7. included USA, Canada, Germany, Britain, France, Italy and Japan. After...

    Inventory Control Methods

    There are many used for inventory control methods, here are those inventory control methods, along with their benefits and limitations: Min-Max System: In this method, after a careful...

    Quiz 159 – UPSC Previous Paper – Indian Economy Questions 2009

    Consider the following statements: 1. Infant mortality rate takes into account deaths of infants within a month after birth. 2. Infant mortality rate is the number...

    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India is an autonomous public body constituted on 12 October 1993 under the Protection of Human Rights...

    Recommendation of the KC Chakrabarty Committee on Recapitalisation of RRBs

    The Government of India had constituted a committee in September 2009 (Chairman Dr. KC Chakrabarty committee) to study the current levels of capital-to-risk-waited asset...

    Nationalised Banks in India

    The history of nationalised Banks in India dates back to the year 1955 when the Imperial Bank of India was nationalized and re-christened as State...

    Rural and Urban Unemployment in India

    Who is unemployed? An individual, who is ready and willing to work at the prevailing rate of wages but does not find the work, is...

    Reserve Bank of India – Important Facts

    Established on April 1, 1935, in accordance with the provision of the Reserve Bank India Act, 1934. Its central office remained at Mumbai since inception. Though...

    Environment

    Geophysical Phenomena

    Geophysics is the physics of the Earth and its environment in space; also the study of the Earth using quantitative physical methods. The term geophysics sometimes refers only to...

    The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

    The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is a specialized agency of the United Nations dedicated to eradicating rural poverty in developing countries. It was established as an...

    Soils in India

    The Soil is the mixture of minerals, organic matter, gases, liquids and a myriad of organisms that can support plant life. It is a natural body that exists...

    Science

    Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid and Ribose Nucleic Acid

    DNA stands for Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid while RNA stands for Ribose Nucleic Acid. Compounds of Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Phosphorus. Made up of Nucleotide Monomers...

    Newton’s law of Cooling

    Newton's law of Cooling : The rate at which a body cools or loses heat to its surroundings is proportional to the excess of mean temperature of...

    Milestones in Space Exploration

    Milestones in Space Exploration Date Mission Achievements Country/ Organization Mission Name 1931 First German military liquid-fuelled rocket engines developed Germany Walter Riedel 10 May 1946 First space research flight (cosmic radiation experiments) United States captured and...

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    The period starting from 13th to 17th century was a phase of transition in the history of India, it is popularly known as Medieval...

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    A mountain is a landform that rises high above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. They are made from rocks and earth. Things you...

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